Asia-Pacific region is considered as one of the very good investment regions, particularly in real estate market. One of the attractive markets that can be found here is the Philippines that offer a cosmopolitan, trendy, welcoming life for overseas investors.

Due to the robust economic growth of the country, property or real estate has remained as the top investment choice for Filipinos, particularly the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) as they consider it a stable investment vehicle. They search for avenues to have a regular cash flow, especially when they decide to come home for good in the future.

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Some of the lines between the roles of individuals in the real estate industry transaction becomes blurry because of their differences and even the term of those said individuals are interchangeable.

A real estate broker and agent in the Philippines have a huge difference when it comes to their qualifications and where they sit on the professional ladder.

Brokers can run their own brokerage firm that is generally responsible for management activities including writing contracts, managing a back-office, overseeing the transfers of escrow money and other financial transactions, recruiting and onboarding agents to represent buyers and sellers of real estate…


Being a real estate broker and agent in today’s world is not easy due to the environmental changes and advancements in technology. The real estate industry is very dynamic and competitive that composes of different people working together.

There are challenges they encounter which includes:

  1. Growing Online Competition from Listing Portals. The listing portals has been growing in popularity and along with the proliferations of homebuyer apps, have limited the agent’s role.
  2. Getting Inventory. Finding listings in highly saturated market has become more of a challenge for the agents and brokers. …


Today, the Philippine real estate is booming and new buildings are being constructed to accommodate demand for office spaces, shop stalls, residential dwellings and even parking spaces. This symbolizes a point to a flourishing career in the real estate industry for many individuals.

Real estate agents and brokers should be authorized and licensed since they use their knowledge in the local market as well as their negotiation skills to help clients meet the objections at the most desirable cost in acquiring a property. They are tasked to be the bridge in real estate transactions between an owner and a buyer…


Real estate has always been one of the most attractive investment offerings. In the past few years, demand from private capital for real estate investments and supporting infrastructures has increased enormously. High demand and lower mortgage rates on the lower-priced end of the real estate market was seen in the 2019 housing market that made significant gains.

Looking forward to 2020, experts predict that the trend is likely to continue. Real estate is definitely the place to be looking at since it turns serious profits for the entrepreneurs and investors. …


The tokenization is a type of method wherein the rights to a tradable asset is converted into a digital token, represented in the blockchain that makes the financial system more efficient, accessible and democratic. While blockchain itself provides the technology constructs to facilitate transfers of rights, ownership, and trust in the network, it is in the digitization of value elements where asset tokenization is essential.

The asset tokenization creates new business models and synergies from the network participants that did not exist before. Property owners can now digitize their assets in exchange for cryptocurrencies. With this, they could be able…


The real estate market is experiencing more than just a transition from one stage of the typical real estate cycle to another. The market is dealing with transformation on multiple fronts. While all the changes may seem off-putting, and there are increased risks, there also are opportunities for those who are prepared to move forward in the transformed real estate market.

Real estate financial market has become more efficient to the investors and the competition is sharper as this industry continues to attract more capital that drives forces in real estate demand and appeal as an investment asset class.

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Besides the predominant problems in emerging real estate markets that we have addressed, we have also identified an area where there has been much interest from traditional investors but have yet been able to be resolved, Real Estate Investments Trust (REIT).

Investing in income-generating real estate can be a great way to increase your net worth. But for many people, investing in real estate, particularly commercial real estate, is simply out of reach financially. But what if you could pool your resources with other small investors and invest in large-scale commercial real estate as a group? …


ISSUES HINDERING THE GROWTH OF THE PHILIPPINES PROPERTY MARKET

At the start of the year, it was forecasted that the Philippines property market will remain resilient and maintain its growth, saying that flexibility will be the name of the game due to strong demand and evolving preference of the tenants.

However, there are still looming issues and challenges that threaten to hamper the industry’s development as time goes by, which can be prevented by series of solutions. Some of the problems are:

  1. Rising interest rates. At the first quarter of this year, the prices of the residential properties in the…


With almost everything currently going digital, the real estate market will not be an exception to this technological shift. The Instant Assets Tokens (IAT) will revolutionize the industry as the first real estate tokenization project in the Philippines which has the potential in making real estate investments easier and more accessible for everyone.

It will allow property owners to increase liquidity using the blockchain platform that eradicates traditional barriers. This will also provide a great deal of transparency and immutability to the real estate through the tokenization.

Also, it is important to understand where we are standing as per the…

IATokens

The IA Tokens concept aims to revolutionize the real estate industry using Blockchain technology through the development of the IAT Platform.

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